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voters. then tragedy mars the first u.n. international day of the girl child. behind the headlines, wage theft, a little known problem that costs mainly women workers millions of dollars. hello, i'm bonnie erbe. welcome to "to the contrary," a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. up first, pushing for women. will a more moderate mitt appeal to women voters? that is what the gop presidential hopeful is counting on as he moves more towards the middle on women's rights. romney generated buzz this week over remarks he made about abortion, saying access to abortion is not on his legislative agenda. regardless, he added he would defund planned parenthood and prevent use of federal funds for abortions. he continues to call himself a "pro-life candidate." meanwhile, romney shows growing support among women in the latest polls, following his strong debate performance, almost closing the gender gap. so congresswoman norton, will a more moderate mitt appeal to women voters? >> bonnie, not unless women develop political amnesia and forget the mitt of the tea party republic
take a look at what has happened just in the last few weeks, they sent the u.n. ambassador out to say that this was because of a protest and a youtube video. it took the president two weeks to acknowledge that this was a terrorist attack. he went to the u.n. and in his speech at the u.n. he said six times, he talked about the youtube video. look, if we are hit by terrorists, we're going to call it for what it is, a terrorist attack. our ambassador in paris has a marine detachment guarding him. shouldn't we have a marine detachment guarding our ambassador in benghazi, a place where we knew that there was an al qaeda cell with arms? this is becomes more troubling by the day. they first blamed the youtube video. now they are trying to blame its romney-ryan particular for making this an issue. with respect to iraq, we had the same position before the withdrawal which was, we agreed with the obama administration. let's have a agreement to make sure we secure our game. the vice president was put in charge of those negotiations by president obama. and they failed to get the agreement. we don
. welcome, greg. >> indeed. good to see you. two of the top u.n. intelligence directors clamming vice president joe bidenen to try to lay the blame on the intel community rather than the white house. and hillary clinton offers another assessment, saying it's still too early for anyone to know exactly what happened. >> no one wants to find out exactly what happened more than i do. i have appointed an accountability preview board that's already started examining whether our security procedures were appropriate, whether they were properly implemented and what lessons we can and must learn for the future. and we are working as thoroughly and as exspeak dishly as possible knowing we can't afford to have accuracy to speed. our government it sparing no effort in tracking down the terrorists who perpetrated this attack. >> molly is joining us live in washington. molly. >> hi, jamie. a former cia director and a former homeland security director are saying vice president biden said it was erroneously linked by the obama administration to a protest over video is because the intelligence communit
the street from dolby, the large and long inactive federal building on the u.n. plaza is undergoing renovation and will be opened next year, bringing 600 jobs to the area. proving that central market can be a place to live, to work and to play. i recently helped to break ground for a new housing development at 55 9th street, literally right behind the dolby building. avalon bay will construct 273 units providing needed housing for people who want to live in a vibrant and active neighborhood. this part of central market is also seeing many of the existing small businesses flourish. jeannie kim of sam's diners is here with us today and she has been serving home cooking food on central market for over 30 years. the buzz in the neighborhood inspired jeannie to give her restaurant a facelift on our own dime and introduced newcomers to the neighborhood staple. jeannie is here today and stand up, jeannie. i want to thank you and everybody take a trip to sam's diner on markets street. [ applause ] and down the street from sam's is phillip's marvelous coffee shop. it's a mecca for coffee af
testimony of state department officials. he is doubling down on denial. >> greta: the former u.n. bamboss dor, john bolton is here. >> incompetence, ideology or coverup. but this is looking like the comedy routine of "who's on first"? >> i think vice-president biden really crossed an important line, reinforced today. they have dug a mote around the white house on the one hand and the state department and the intelligence community on the other. basically saying that the buck stopsa the state department, as ed henry asked the spokesman earlier today. if that's the case, one has to ask, what is the national security council staff for, if not to monitor what is going on at the state department to know where the security problems exist? don't forget, ambassadors are the president's personal representatives, obviously, they work for the state department. but the ambassador covers all of our agencies overseas and all presidential appointees. so to say, we didn't know about it is an admission of real failure on the part of the top management of the white house. >> greta: what secretary of state
of the u.n. general assembly coming to a close. world leaders taking the podium to speak about issues important to their nations. palestinian president mahmoud abbas accusing israel of ethnic cleansing for building settlements in east jerusalem. >> [ speaking native language ] >> interpreter: israel refuses to end the occupation and refuses to allow the palestinian people to attain their rights and freedom and rejects the establishment of the state of palestine. >> meanwhile, israel's prime minister, benjamin netanyahu, responding to that issue, but using most of his time to speak out about iran's nuclear intentions. >> the relevant question is not when iran will get the bomb -- the relevant question is, at what stage can we no longer stop iran from getting the bomb? the red line must be drawn on iran's nuclear-enrichment program. >> the taliban claiming responsibility for a blast in eastern afghanistan. a suicide bomber ramming his motorcycle, packed with explosives, into a patrol of afghan and international forces. the attack coming a day after a firefight broke out at an eastern af
: john, i hear the u.n. mountain climbing in africa. it had something to do with me. could you exlain? >> of course, raising money for a great group of kids that i work with. what a better inspiration. at 57 total miles. you carried your picture with me, neil, you were at the top of africa with me. >> wow. neil: where is my prize and where is his? neil: jaundiced squirt some point. >> your picture s a lot less cold than i was on that mountain. because i was absolutely freezing. >> well, congratulations to you. thank you, john, thank and thank you, melissa. in the meantime, remember the president? well, last night, joe biden. think of this economy. it is nothing to smile or laugh about [music playing] ♪ it's all right, yeah! ♪ all right, hey! yeah, oh... ♪ announcer: movement. along with weight loss, it's one of the many ways to fight osteoarthritis pain. for more information on managing pain, go to neil: by now you have heard all the talk about the debate. e biden smirking and laughing his way through it. wipe that smirk off your face, joe. there is nothi
? who got second and third-place? that's what i wanto know. neil: john, i hear the u.n mountain climbing in africa. it had something to do with me. could you explain? >> of course, raising money for a great group of kids that i work with. what a better inspiration. at 57 total miles. you carried your picture with me, neil, you were at the top of africa with me. >> wow. neil: where is my prize and where is his? neil: jaundiced squirt some point. >> your picture was a lot less cold than i was on that mountain. because i was absolutely freezing. >> well, congratulations to you. thank you, johnthank and thank you, melissa. in the meantime, remember the president? well, last night, joe biden. think of this economy. it is nothing to smile or laugh about for many, nexium helps relieve heartburn symptoms caused by acid reflux disease. osteoporosis-related bone fractures and low magnesium levels have been seen with nexium. possible side effects include headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. other serious stomach conditions may still exist. talk to your doctor about nexium. announcer: the smalles
have died and as many as 14,000 people could have received contaminated steroid injections. u.n. security council has passed an injection which gives mali and other west african countries come up with a plan to put troops on the ground. once a plan is submitted, the council will pass another troop, and the council warned rebel groups to cut off ties to terrorist organizations, particularly al qaeda. or else they will face sanctions, an influx of extremists, following the coupe in mali have driven a half a million mall iists, and they have weapons from libya. >>> preliminary read on consume every sentiment is worth mentioning. hitting a level we haven't seen since september 2011, before the financial crisis, and jpmorgan, biggest bank released its quarterly results, but it was this comment from ceo jamie dimon that caught our attention. he says we believe the housing market has turned the corner. bank ceos have said this several times, but i haven't heard it from jamie dimon before. a comment from mr. dimon could be significant. and 435 days since the country loss it's top credit
, it was clearly planned. that to me, was the worst thing that the president could have done. at the u.n. said-- >>> two weeks later. >> he said, this was youtube-- >>> the president knew within 24 hour what is the truth was. i am told that they saw this in real time. there is a video real time. >> but they see it pre-time. i have looked -- i have looked at all the reports, benghazi, april 6, april 11. they have known about the problems months and months and months and months. >> sean: why would they deny security and deny they denied it. >> well, because there is an investigation. look, the republicans want the fast & furious, they want the documents right away. look at what we got-- >>> executive privilege. >> no. >> sean: stonewalling and executive privilege. >> it takes time to get answers to the american people-- >>> last word -- we have to go. >> stephanie cutter is doing anything to limit the damage. the presidential debate, they have been sliding, mitt romney has pulled ahead. they will stop at nothing to try to stop the lies. joe biden, what he did last night, might be illegal, i am n
missions. >> that u.n. stirred up. >> bill: i like my union but what i don't like is the municipal unions it's not the fault of the workers who have now negotiated contracts that we can't pay. that's what happened in wisconsin, that's what's happening all over the place. your state, california, bankrupt. it can't pay the pensions. >> i see the municipal workers and the teachers as being the last preservation of organized labor in this country. we borrow and borrow and borrow and borrow but now it's all coming to the end because they can't borrow any more money. the workers are going to have to take it on the chin a little bit the municipal workers. they are just going to have to. >> just take iou's. >> bill: all right. you want an iou from jerry brown? good luck. >> not particularly jerry brown. >> bill: the folks just can't afford it anymore. >> we can't afford it if our taxation system in this country became legitimized. >> bill: in france they want 75% to tax people at the high end. 75%. >> i'm not at the high end. >> bill: come on now. i mean mary tyler moore lou grant show. >> why ar
, flat out ugliness of process in raddatz' question was in paul ryan's answer on the u.n. based diplomacy in iran. >> when barack obama was elected they had enough material to make one bomb. now they have enough for five. we've had four different sanctions, three from the bush administration, one here, and the only reason we got it is because russia watered it down. >> it is true the u.n. can be maddeningly dysfunctional. it's an accident of history and that russia's objections to any and all u.s. proposals can seem to americans truculant and spiteful. what exactly is the alternative? the answer is violence, war, death and bloodshed which brings us to the announcement yesterday from the nobel prize committee of a somewhat unusual choice. the european union. the announcement occasioned a whole lot of snark state side. not a good sign if the e.u. asks that its nobel prize be paid in some currency you other than the euro. jeffrey goldberg tweeted, next year the nobel committee should consider awarding the peace prize to puppies. dave wooegle, this guy right here, nobel me. the team at fox an
on this throughout the morning as it makes its way through the streets there. >>> and now to syria. the joint u.n. arab league envoy is expected to meet turkey's foreign minister today. they will discuss how to deal with the rising tensions between the two neighboring countries. they are diverting the syrian planes, after a syrian airliner was forced to land in the capital wednesday and then searched it for weapons. >>> 3,192, the number of sexual assaulted reported in the military last year, a number according to department of defense that has skyrocketed in the last ten years. and what's more frightening, by the pentagon's own estimates, there were more like 19,000 assaults last year. but most went unreported and unpunished. in case you were wondering, women aren't the only ones at risk. men, both gaye a and straight, e up 12%. all victims. former army cadet cole welsh and attorney susan burke joining me now. good morning to both of you. cole, i'd like to start with you. you along with 18 other men and women have filed a lawsuit against current and former members of the military, like leon pane
or more. >>. >>> under the heading bay yased words, benjamin netanyahu was delivering his speech to the u.n. the image making it appear that he was giving a nazi salute. this week, another controversy caused by an ap photo. governor rom made a stop in fairfield, virginia taking time to take photos with the kids who were surprised. here the photo they published to mark the event. republican presidential candidate bending over with a seemingly shocked school girl behind him. the caption read in part, romney posing about students. and to better explain what is going on. was this image newsworthy. did it fail the code of ethics to treat all subjects with respect and dignity. on that subject, remember this ap classic, g.o.p. vice presidential candidate sarah palin from 2008. she had this to say about ap photo selections. >> hell, yes, media bias and you think of mitt romney's photo is which is degrading. they are jerks for having run that with the caption. absolute jerks in biased and try
back up israel? >> we have israel's back both at the u.n. but also mill tearily. i would anticipate that if i'm president, the actions of israel would not come as a surprise to me. but i would meet with prime minister netanyahu. i would speak with him, i've indicated that my first trip as president would be to israel. so what would happen there would not be something that would be a shock to me. but i can tell you this. that the crippling sanctions do have an impact. they're having an impact on iran's economy right now. they will have an impact on the public there in iran. and there's great hope and real prospects for dissuading iran from taking a path that leads into a nuclear setting. but this going to require real strength on the part of america, and it's also going to require us showing no delate between ourselves and israel. we're going to have to have iran realize they can't play one off against the other but we're both absolutely committed to a world which does not include a nuclear capable iran. >> more on my interview with mitt romney coming up. just ahead, we also talk abo
. >> sreenivasan: clinton also defended u.n. ambassador san rice, who initially said the attack started with a protest against an anti-islamic video. u.s. authorities now believe computer hackers based in iran carried out cyber-attacks on persian gulf oil and gas companies over the summer. the attacks crippled 30,000 computers at major companies in saudi arabia and qatar. and defense secretary leon panetta warned thursday of a possible "cyber pearl harbor". he promised "decisive action" to meet any threat. russia insisted today that a syrian airliner was carrying legal cargo when it was forced to land in turkey this week. foreign minister sergei lavrov said the shipment consisted of russian rar parts, but no weapons. turkish descriptions have ranged from ammunition to missile parts that the syrian government meant to use against rebels. an outbreak of fungal meningitis has now spread to dozen u.s. states. the centers for disease control reported today that 184 cases have been confirmed, as a result of tainted steroid injections. 14 people have died. for an update, i'm joined by denise g
at what has happened, they said the u.n. ambassador to say that this was because of a protest in the youtube video. it took the president two weeks to the knowledge that this was a terrorist attack. he went to the u.n. and he said six times he talked about the youtube video. if we are hit by terrorists, we're going to call it. our ambassador in paris has a marine detachment guarding him. shouldn't we have a marine detachment guarding our ambassador in benghazi? this is becoming more troubling by the day. the first blame the youtube video, now they're blaming the romney-ryan ticket. host: talk about the role of the intelligence community. guest: clearly, they have a huge role. you rely on your intelligence community to give you that information. we're talking about a country where come up for decades, we did not have access. a country that is in the middle of civil war. i consider environment where the information could be changing by the minute. if the administration says the information they were operating under, that is information that will come out in the process, that is
for the u.s. or the syria or the u.n. or really anybody else to talk to about cutting a deal or finding a way out other than continuing bloodshed. can you talk about the political opposition? >> that's a great question as i said in the talk. the only absentee is the great debating society. the national congress, the opposition group created in the aftermath of the revolution. these guys have no support on the ground. people don't know them. their names and faces, inside the country, and they think we don't care. they are not in the country. they distributed aid, and they are quiet, but they are not anywhere close to the front lines, not gaining what they need, there's a lot of fighting, and a lot resigned. the islamists are taking over, certain facts are supported, you know, qatar and the french are trying to really mold them into some type of cohesive organization, and it's not working or going anywhere. i don't think you'll see anything out of the snc come out. that said, there are certain people that, you know, i think would be good leaders, the people i've met with good ideas. they
some international stories at this hour. the joint u.n. arab league envoy is meeting turkey's foreign minister today. they're discussing how to deal with the rising tensions between syria and turkey. they're now diverting their civilian planes around syrian air space. >>> an audio message believed to be from al qaeda's top leader praises the deadly attacks in libya. the message is posted on several islamist websites but cnn cannot confirm the authenticity of the audio. and at least two refugees from cuba drowned after their raft capsized near cancun, mexico. 11 others are missing. nine men and one woman survived and are now in custody. officials say the yucatan peninsula has become popular for human smugglers because it's not heavily patrolled. >>> on to pakistan now, authorities are doing everything to find those involved in the shooting of a teen activist. a young girl is now fighting for her life in a hospital. shot by the taliban for wanting to go to school. we have the latest on the investigation. >> pakistani authorities say they have made another set of arrests in connection wi
? or would you wait on approval from the u.n. security council? >> well, thank you, terry. and thank you for your service to the country. i want to say, everything i ever learned about leadership i learned from a chief petty officer. and i thank you, and i thank you, my friend. thanks for serving. let -- let -- let me say that we obviously would not wait for the united nations security council. i think the realities are that both russia and china would probably pose significant obstacles. and our challenge right now is the iranians continue on the path to acquiring nuclear weapons, and it's a great threat. it's not just a threat -- threat to the state of israel. it's a threat to the stability of the entire middle east. if iran acquires nuclear weapons, all the other countries will acquire them, too. the tensions will be ratcheted up. what would you do if you were the israelis and the president of a country says that they are -- they are determined to wipe you off the map, calls your country a stinking corpse? now, senator obama without precondition wants to sit down and negotiate with th
contributor and a new book called "here come the black helicopters, u.n. global governance and the loss of freedom." nice to see you. welcome to the show. >> good to be here. >> david: a moment from the debate where paul ryan defends himself on medicare, substantive argument about this particular issue. take a listen. >> they put a new obama care board in charge of cutting medicare each and every year to lead to deny care for current seniors. the board, 15 people. the president is supposed to appoint him next year and not one needs medical training. social security, if we don't shore up social security when we run out of the ious, and the program goes bankrupt, 25% across the board benefit cut kicks in on the current seniors in the middle of their retirement. we'll stop that happening. >> david: so that was a big moment for vice president biden hoping to pigeon hole congressman ryan on the medicare,, the thing he supported cutting that money on that program. who won that moment? >> guest: i think ryan was very impressive in defending his position on that. that was ryan's key vulnerabili
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